The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Support
Rank 304 299 315
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support 5 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.18% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.19% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 2
Average salary £55,000 £29,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.44% -52.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.45%
Senior Technical Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9696 9784 10167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.29% 92.81% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 8288 9117
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Technical Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support across the City of London region.

Senior Technical Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Technical Support in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) Hedge funds
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (75.00%) JMS
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Product Management
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Samba
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) .NET

Senior Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
1 6 (75.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (75.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Hedge funds
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (75.00%) Database Tuning
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (62.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Tripwire